View Full Version : Successful Test of Air-Breathing Scramjet Engine

2010-May-27, 03:50 PM
Boeing and the US Air Force tested a supersonic combustion ramjet engine on May 26 with the longest hypersonic flight in history. The X-51A WaveRider was dropped from a B-52 and flew for nearly three and a half minutes, flying at five times the speed of sound Mach 5. The unmanned [...]

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2010-May-28, 02:50 AM
BA Blog: Followup: Scramjet test a success (http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2010/05/27/followup-scramjet-test-a-success/)

ABC news is reporting that the Air Force tested the X-51A scramjet yesterday, and that it successfully fired for 200 seconds, blowing away — literally — the previous record of 12 seconds

2010-May-28, 07:05 AM
Nice video. Faster chase plane needed.

2010-May-28, 12:55 PM
Nice video. Faster chase plane needed.

I see it as the US federal government's new way of doing faster, longer chemtrails.

Oops. No, I don't...